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Can't find white clip to DLC 8

I have a DLC 8. I've misplaced the small white clip that slips under the lip cover in back. When you snap the bowl to the base and then snap the cover in place this clip slides over the white stem in back that allows the power swicth to activate. I have everything but that! I've called cuisinart and they didn't seem to know what I was talking about. My unit was purchased in the late 80"s but still works like a dream. I did find an entire unit on ebay and the seller sent me a photo.

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  • Anonymous Nov 17, 2008

    I have a Cuisinart Custom 11. The white clip broke years ago, but I could manually stick it in when turning the cover and it too worked like a dream. I cannot find it now and withhout my processor. I have all my accessories plus the DCL-8/DC:10 box of additional discs which work with my unit. I would just like to replace the clip, or fanagle it somehow to work.

  • elainesollar Nov 28, 2008

    Thanks Mhughes but no repair shop here.

    My clip is MISSSING not broken. I need to find a replacement part.

  • elainesollar Nov 28, 2008

    Not sure what is or how to contact them. I've contacted cuisinart and they don't sell the clip by itself. I found small parts inc on line but again you have to buy a complete bowl or cover or both just for the white clip. I've bid for over a month on used covers off ebay but they usually go as high as new ones. It's crazy!



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I found a key ring, and bent it out until the ends both poked into the holes where the clip was lost. I want to find a replacement clip, but this fixed the problem of putting it together each time it is turned over!!!

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In my area, Hamilton, ON., there is a small appliance repair shop called "Hacks". They service all small appliances including my Cuisinart DLC 8 Plus. . Perhaps there is one in your area you could call.

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  • mhughes7 Nov 28, 2008

    The reason I suggested a repair shop is that they sell OR CAN ORDER parts. Try I have purchased parts for my Cuisinart from them. I'm sure they'll be able to help. Good Luck!.



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